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Past Events

Island of Misfit Toys 2013

Island of Misfit Toys 2013

Akron, OH
What better way to make room for new toys than to bash the old ones into bits and pieces? Bring your family to the museum to create one-of-a-kind sculptures from discarded toys.  After your art making experience, stop in the auditorium for a special musical performance presented by Tuesday Musica...
Saturday, December 7 2013 11:00 AM 5:00 PM

Creative Playdate: Messy Playdate!

Creative Playdate: Messy Playdate!

Akron, OH
(For 3-5 year olds and their grown-ups)Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, making mistakes, and having fun-  something that 3-5 year olds know all about.  Encourage creativity in your little ones by filling their day with new experiences at the museum.  This new series of programs wi...
Thursday, December 5 2013 11:15 AM 12:30 PM

Kids Studio Class: Limited Edition

Kids Studio Class: Limited Edition

Akron, OH
November 16, 2013Limited EditionGet your hands a little inky while making a creative drawing.  Then roll your drawings and designs through a press to make your own limited edition monoprint.  Find out more about the printmaking process with a local printmaking-extraordinaire.   About Studio Class...
Saturday, November 16 2013 12:00 PM 3:00 PM

Trick or Treat on South High Street

Trick or Treat on South High Street

Akron, OH
Do you ever feel like Halloween can’t come soon enough? Break out your costume early and head to the museum for a night of fun and surprises. The whole family will make discoveries during a quirky scavenger hunt through the museum galleries. What will your ‘treats’ be? Art supplies, of course. Th...
Thursday, October 24 2013 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Kids Studio Class: Shrinking Art

Kids Studio Class: Shrinking Art

Akron, OH
Shrinking ArtUse funky paintbrushes and new techniques to mix colors together to make a vibrant background; then twist, cut and draw on plastic pieces that will be shrunk with just a little bit of heat.  Create a surreal scene by combining the background and the tiny, shrinking artworks for a dra...
Saturday, October 19 2013 12:00 PM 3:00 PM

Too Cool for School Family Day

Too Cool for School Family Day

Akron, OH
You don’t have to play hooky to enjoy a day of creativity.  Chances are, you have the day off, so celebrate the short vacation from school with a visit to the museum.  The day will include guided tours at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM, filled with activities and games to help the whole family learn more ab...
Friday, October 18 2013 12:00 PM 4:00 PM

Creative Playdate: Yoga for the Young

Creative Playdate: Yoga for the Young

Akron, OH
(For 3-5 year olds and their grown-ups)Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, making mistakes, and having fun-  something that 3-5 year olds know all about.  Encourage creativity in your little ones by filling their day with new experiences at the museum.  This new series of programs wi...
Thursday, October 3 2013 11:15 AM 12:30 PM

Art History 101

Art History 101

Akron, OH
Art History 101September 19, 6:30 pmDali’s trademark melting clocks are just the tip of the iceburg when it comes to Surrealism. Get your –ism on as we explore the Surrealist movement with Kent State art historian Albert Reischuck. Learn about fan favorites such as Man Ray and Dali and get to kno...
Thursday, September 19 2013 6:30 PM 7:30 PM

Reading Under the Roof Cloud Book Club: Real/Surreal

Reading Under the Roof Cloud Book Club: Real/Surreal

Akron, OH
Book Club: Magical RealismThursday, August 22, 6:00 PM  Have you ever started a novel that seems extremely realistic, lifelike and down to earth and all of the sudden the protagonist turns into a cockroach or grows wings and flies away? This may seem absurd, but it’s one of the qualities of the l...
Thursday, August 22 2013 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

ArtCamp@Dusk

ArtCamp@Dusk

Akron, OH
As all children know, watching parents dance to music is beyond embarrassing. Save your kids the shame and sign them up to participate in Art Camp@Dusk while you enjoy a frosty brew at a Downtown@Dusk concert. During ArtCamp@Dusk children 6-12 years will explore all kinds of fun, wacky and (gasp!...
Thu, Jun 20 2013 6:30 PM Thu, Aug 15 2013 8:30 PM

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